Install the latest Firefox ESR on Linux Mint Mate
The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the latest Firefox ESR 32/64-bit Browser on Linux Mint 13-Maya/14-Nadia/15-Olivia/16-Petra i386/amd64 Mate Desktops.
Mozilla Firefox Extended Support is intended for Universities and other Schools, Institutions and Businesses.
The Firefox ESR Coexists Perfectly with any others Versions, this meaning that it’s sharing the Default Environment.
After Installation the Firefox ESR will be plugged into the ESR Channel to be Automatically Updated when Launched.
Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox ESR Browser on Linux Mint Desktops.
Download Latest Firefox ESR for Linux.Firefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp.
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Relocate Firefox Directory.
Login as SuperUser.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Make a Firefox Directory.
Move Firefox Into Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Nightlies Installation
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/firefox-esr
Make a Firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.
ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox-esr/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-esr
Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with
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